Tractor & Machinery Operators Certification Course Offered in February
01/10/2019 - By federal law, no person under 16 years of age may operate a farm tractor or farm machinery on a farm owned by anyone other than the person's parents. The Tractor & Machinery Operators Course allows exemption from this law for 14 and 15 year olds.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County 4-H program will be sponsoring a seven-week course which will be taught by Larry Burgin, a Delhi farmer. This course will cover safe operation and routine maintenance of farm tractors. Youth who pass the course will be certified and receive a certificate.
Classes will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28; plus a Saturday (driving/skills test) at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County, 34570 State Hwy 10, Suite 2, Hamden, NY 13782
Cost of the class is $40, which covers a course workbook.